Complex Fourier demodulation approach for the dual rotation polarizer-analyzer polarimeter


  • J. Cervantes-L. Universidad de Guadalajara
  • G. A. Parra Escamilla Universidad de Guadalajara
  • J. L. Flores Núñez Universidad de Guadalajara
  • D. I. Serrano Garcia Universidad de Guadalajara



Polarized Light, Mueller Matrix, Optical Instruments


In this research, we propose a demodulation algorithm for the dual rotation polarizer-analyzer polarimeter. The proposal retrieves the partial Mueller matrix from the complex coefficients, theoretically calculated from the Fourier transform of the output intensity. As calibration parameters, the initial orientations of the polarizer-analyzer are used. Experimental results for air and a rotating dichroic film polarizer show our proposal's feasibility.


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How to Cite

J. Cervantes-L., G. A. Parra Escamilla, J. L. Flores Núñez, and D. I. Serrano Garcia, “Complex Fourier demodulation approach for the dual rotation polarizer-analyzer polarimeter”, Rev. Mex. Fís., vol. 69, no. 3 May-Jun, pp. 031301 1–, May 2023.